07/10/14 09:45 PM
STARKE, Fla. (AP) — Florida prison officials on Thursday executed a man convicted of the 1994 rape and slaying of an 11-year-old girl. It was the state's seventh execution this year. Eddie Wayne Davis was executed by injection at Florida State Prison at 6:43 p.m. Davis, draped in a white...
07/10/14 09:15 PM
BEIJING (AP) — Eight kindergarteners and three adults died in central China after the minivan they were in crashed into a pond, state media reported Friday. The bus was returning the children home from school Thursday in a mountainous village near the capital city of Hunan province when it...
07/10/14 09:15 PM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Legislature illegally drew the state's congressional districts to primarily benefit the Republican Party, a judge ruled Thursday as he ordered them redrawn. Circuit Judge Terry Lewis said in a 41-page ruling that legislators relied on GOP political...
07/10/14 08:15 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Members of a legislative panel investigating Gov. Pat Quinn's troubled anti-violence program plan to meet next week even after federal authorities asked them to hold off while they conduct their own probe, lawmakers said Thursday. However, the 12-member bipartisan panel...
By Paul Bedard | 07/10/14 07:49 PM
Even with a generous count of the copies of Hillary Clinton's memoir Hard Choices sold so far, she has only covered about half the $14 million advance she received.
07/10/14 07:45 PM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Judge rules that Florida's Legislature illegally drew congressional districts to benefit GOP .
07/10/14 07:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — An accident involving asbestos work forced a temporary closure of the House side of the Capitol on Thursday and prompted House leaders to delay the day's session for two hours. No injuries were reported. The incident occurred around 2:30 a.m. or 3 a.m., Capitol Police said....
07/10/14 07:16 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — FIFA has rejected Luis Suarez's appeal against his lengthy ban for biting an opponent in a World Cup match. Football's international governing body on Thursday said its appeals committee rejected the appeal by Suarez and the Uruguay football federation in its entirety....
07/10/14 07:00 PM
STARKE, Fla. (AP) — Florida executes man convicted in 1994 rape, murder of girl; state's 6th execution this year.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/10/14 06:49 PM
House Republicans will use President Obama's "unilateral actions" on the health care law as the central focus of their lawsuit against him, the GOP leadership announced Thursday.
By Becket Adams | 07/10/14 06:39 PM
The president's photo-op at Austin's Franklin Barbecue comes less than 24 hours after he said that he would not visit the U.S.-Mexico border because he's not "interested in photo-ops."
By Philip Klein | 07/10/14 06:35 PM
As insurance companies begin to propose premiums for 2015, it's time for Americans to brace themselves for the next round of rate shock in the wake of President Obama's health care law.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/10/14 06:27 PM
Stanley Fischer warned that "actively breaking up the largest banks would be a very complex task, with uncertain payoff," even though some critics say more regulation is needed in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.Â
By Betsy Woodruff | 07/10/14 06:17 PM
A Democrat-backed super PAC called Maine Forward has committed to spending $2 million against Republican Gov. Paul LePage and for Democratic nominee Mike Michaud in the run-up to the Pine Tree State's elections this fall, according to the Bangor Daily News.
07/10/14 06:15 PM
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Corbett signed the state budget 10 days late on Thursday and used his line-item veto power to spotlight what he called the Legislature's failure to sacrifice with the rest of government or to curb rising public-sector pension costs that are fueling school tax...
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